Deducing the nuclear-matter incompressibility coefficient from data on isoscalar compression modes Conference Paper uri icon


  • Accurate assessment of the value of the incompressibility coefficient, K, of symmetric nuclear matter, which is directly related to the curvature of the equation of state (EOS), is needed to extend our knowledge of the EOS in the vicinity of the saturation point. We review the current status of K as determined from experimental data on isoscalar giant monopole and dipole resonances (compression modes) in nuclei, by employing the microscopic theory based on the random-phase approximation (RPA). Societ Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Verlag 2006.

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author list (cited authors)

  • Shlomo, S., Kolomietz, V. M., & Colo, G.

citation count

  • 235

complete list of authors

  • Shlomo, S||Kolomietz, VM||Colo, G

publication date

  • October 2006